Prep Sports Weekend Recap: 12/12-12/13

Girls Basketball

vhs-vs-cphs-gbb-2014-rotCrown Point 52, Valparaiso 40 (Friday) Click here for photos of this game!
The Crown Point Lady Bulldogs picked up an early conference road win on Friday night with a 52-40 win against Valparaiso. Grace Withrow led Valpo with 19 points.

Portage 54, Chesterton 53 (Friday) Click here for photos of this game!
Kaitlyn Shafer hit a game-winning three pointer in the final seconds to put the Indians up for good, earning their first DAC win of the season over Chesterton. Kaitlin Doud led the team with 17 points, Shafer had 11 and Katie Steers had 10. The team would like to thank an awesome student section and the PHS band for creating a tremendous home court advantage on Autism Awareness Night. The team would also like to thank PHS and the Portage community for all their help in this great cause.

Boys Basketball

Marquette Catholic 65, River Forest 36 (Friday)
The Marquette Catholic boys basketball team was back in action on Friday evening when they traveled to River Forest. Following a 53-42 junior varsity victory, varsity took the floor. The Blazers had no problem dispensing of the Ingots as they won 65-36. The Blazers were led by Ryan Fazekas who had 32. Kyren Miller also chipped in with 10. The boys basketball team is back in action on Friday, December 19, 2014 for their home opener against Hanover Central. JV tips off at 5:00pm. The presentation of the state championship rings will be made in between the JV and Varsity contests and the Varsity contest will follow.

Valparaiso 42, New Prairie 20 (Friday)
The Valparaiso Vikings boys basketball team traveled out to La Porte County on Friday night, picking up a strong defensive win against the New Prairie Cougars. The Vikings' Conner TenHove led all scorers with 9 points, with Jay Bisacky adding 8 for Valpo.

Portage 73, Hammond Clark 40 (Saturday)
The boys varsity basketball team won their third game in a row defeating Hammond Clark 73-40. Leading the way for the Indians was Canaan Cooper with 23 points and Jordan Collazo with 17. Also scoring for the Indians were Shamari Lewis 8, Andre Johnson 7, Tim Bryant 7, Kevin Jenkins 6, Nathan Cherry 2, Marquis White 2, and Brian Mihal 1.

Swimming & Diving

Portage 103, Highland 83 (Girls)
Portage Event winners - Ali Sobkowski, Rachael Joseph, Laryssa Vacalvik, Carlie Parpart, Gabby Santaquilani, Alexa Burney
Portage 94, Highland 92
First place finishes: Sam Allen, Matt Extin, Ricky Del Real, Noah Kitchen. Additional outstanding performances: Antoine Newman, Noah Gutierrez, Alex Bayer, Niko Janes.
The Indians improve to 2-1 on the season. The next meet is on Tuesday, December 16th at Michigan City.